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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid'

Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty,...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Glass plate negative - Branding horses in stockyard, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Palipuaminni
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1954
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Bark painting outlined in white with black dots, divided into three panels by two horizontal lines of yellow and white with black dots

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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The Senate chamber, Federal Parliament House, Canberra

The Senate chamber, Federal Parliament House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ram 'Field Marshal  Jnr'

Ram 'Field Marshal Jnr'

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Dalimbu.

Dalimbu.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Sharp St, Cooma

Sharp St, Cooma

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian National Band (World Tour) Soloists

Australian National Band (World Tour) Soloists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Canada
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Photogelatine Engraving Co.
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Industrial structures next to a body of water.

Industrial structures next to a body of water.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spear

Spear

E Milne collection
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Spears
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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Four lambs

Four lambs

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Aster Argophyllus

Aster Argophyllus

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Kimberley Native

Kimberley Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1923
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Take a smiling old parson ...

Take a smiling old parson ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Weinberg's Mahalla Cigarettes' tobacco tin containing cigarette cards collected by Alice Eaton (néeYoxon)

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Alice Eaton collection
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Cigarette cards
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Pterostylis Semirubra

Pterostylis Semirubra

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Tirranna race club members card

Tirranna race club members card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Membership cards
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1928
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Certificate

Certificate

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Certificates
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Life. Be in it poster

Life. Be in it poster

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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Cane cutter's water bottle

Cane cutter's water bottle

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Water bags
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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled "General As...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Girl's fancy dress garment, hand-painted with cartoons and caricatures showing the work of the Heidelberg Unemployment Bureau

Girl's fancy dress garment, hand-painted with cartoons and c...

Patricia Worthington collection
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Fancy dress costumes
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Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Chalcraft
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1930
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Kerang Agricultural & Pastoral Society 1885 'Chaff Cutter'

Kerang Agricultural & Pastoral Society 1885 'Chaff Cutter'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1885
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International award to firm

International award to firm

J B Young Ltd collection
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Newspaper clippings
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1965
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Zeiss Ikon Nettar camera and case

Zeiss Ikon Nettar camera and case

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Cameras
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Cunard White Star Britannic

Cunard White Star Britannic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael J. Portamini
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Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Textile panels
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Lindsay Family Exhibition

Lindsay Family Exhibition

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lionel Lindsay
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Postcard featuring a colour tinted printed photograph of mounted soldier horsemen pulling drays through open bushland.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cat sitting in the archway of the portico of the Big House at Springfield

Cat sitting in the archway of the portico of the Big House a...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Driving the others with reins of pink sea-weed.

Driving the others with reins of pink sea-weed.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Goulburn to Sydney 1928 sash

Goulburn to Sydney 1928 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1928
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Swimming pool, Garden of the Moon, Hollywood, Arthur's Seat, Vic

Swimming pool, Garden of the Moon, Hollywood, Arthur's Seat,...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Arthurs Seat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Willaim Street, Bathurst

Willaim Street, Bathurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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Painting depicts the hollow log gongs used in the gong ceremony and

Painting depicts the hollow log gongs used in the gong cerem...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Bolkdjam, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bill Madangiya
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with ac...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Stingray.

Stingray.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tarunga
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1969
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Post Office, Bowral, 1909

Post Office, Bowral, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1909
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Transport by the Camel in Australia

Transport by the Camel in Australia

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Norma Giles
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2008
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Black and white lantern slide - Victorian Mounted Police Party

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Daniel (Dan) Kelly
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A Pigeon's letter

A Pigeon's letter

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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A group of happy children at Cowley House, the Mission home for children, situated at Cronulla

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Magazine clippings
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Card expressing good wishes

Card expressing good wishes

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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